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    Author(s): Robert P. Adams; Jessica W. Wright
    Date: 2012
    Source: Journal of Essential Oil Research. 6 p. DOI:10.1080/10412905.2012.703512
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    The wood oils of Pinus jeffreyi and P. sabiniana contain considerable amounts of heptane (76.6%, 92%), on a monoterpene basis. However, when entire wood extractables is considered, the amounts drop considerably (3.4%, 36.8%) with the major portion of the wood oils being diterpene acids. The leaf oil of P. jeffreyi is dominated by α-pinene (20.9%) and, a diterpene, thunbergol (9.2%) with moderate amounts of β-pinene, δ-3-carene, limonene, β-phellandrene, (Z)-β-ocimene, (E)-caryophyllene, δ-cadinene and cembrene. The leaf oil of P. sabiniana is dominated by α-pinene (39.1%) with moderate amounts of β-pinene, myrcene, limonene, β-phellandrene, (Z)-β-ocimene, methyl chavicol, decanal and thunbergol.

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    Adams, Robert P.; Wright, Jessica W. 2012. Alkanes and terpenes in wood and leaves of Pinus jeffreyi and P. sabiniana. Journal of Essential Oil Research. 6 p. DOI:10.1080/10412905.2012.703512

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    Keywords

    Pinus jeffreyi, Pinus sabiniana, wood oils, leaf oils, heptane, alkanes, terpenes, diterpene

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